As a child growing up in New York, Eleanor Winship was a student at the Waldorf School of Garden City. While in high school there, she attended the pre-college division of Julliard School of Music. Eleanor earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, where she was inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society. Eleanor has been involved in Waldorf education for more than thirty years. She joined the WSA faculty in 1993, after teaching music at the Toronto Waldorf School and the Great Barrington Waldorf School. Eleanor has mentored and evaluated music programs at a number of Waldorf schools and has given courses to prospective Waldorf teachers at Rudolf Steiner College, Antioch University Waldorf Teacher Training Program, Sunbridge College, Steiner Early Childhood Teacher Training (Bangkok), and the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training. She is frequently asked to conduct workshops and share her expertise at Waldorf and Anthroposophical conferences and summer programs in the United States and abroad. Married for more than thirty years, Eleanor has two grown-up children. Her son attended WSA, completed his studies at Athens Academy, and graduated from the University of Georgia. Her daughter graduated from WSA, attended St. Mary's College in Maryland for her B.A. and received her M.S.N. at Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta.